Concept Check Questions
• What kind of macromolecule makes up the membrane? The cell wall? The surface layer?
• What is the difference between a monoderm and a diderm?
• What is the main function of the cell wall?
• What is a nucleoid?
• Errington (2013). L-form bacteria, cell walls and the origins of life .
• Ptacin and Shapiro (2013). Chromosome architecture is a key element of bacterial cellular organization .
• Sleytr and Beveridge (1999). Bacterial S-layers .
• Strahl and Errington (2017). Bacterial membranes: Structure, domains, and function .